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Technical Purchaser

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging job in a tactical procurement process, which inlcudes data analysing, managing tender processes, vendor selection and negotiations?! If you are, keep on reading!

Our client is a leading global provider of storage, distribution and transportation services and they strive for continuous improvement throughout the organisation.

As a Technical Purchaser you are part of an international team and responsible for various activtities to support the Purchasing & Logistics department.

- Cooperate with and provide specific (product) knowledge to the department during the initiation, development, implementation and management of agreements and purchasing projects
- Initiate and create project proposals for technical goods and services
- Develop and implement agreements for predominantly technical goods and services
- Manage a portfolio of assigned agreements
- Develop and maintain a professional business relationship with vendors and internal customers
- Optimise and improve the use of the product databases
- Continuously analyse and create proposals for improvement
- Generate information and reports and provide these to management

In order to be successful at this full-time job, our client has set the following requirements:

- Degree in Mechanical Engineering
- Work experience at a Bachelor's level
- Purchasing education Nevi 1 or similar (Nevi 2 is preferred)
- At least 5 years technical purchasing experience on a operational and tactical level, preferably in a maritime or petro- chemical environment
- Fluent command of the English language (Dutch is a pre)
- Advanced Excel skills
- Willingness to travel in- and outside of Europe (3 - 6 times a year)
- Good communication, negotiation and analytical skills
- Available on a full-time basis

Our client recognises that its success is achieved due to the skills, expertise and commitment of their employees. The company provides excellent benefits, high quality tailored training and professional development opportunities.

Ref: CX6469